• On topic: Tech news to know now

    4 days ago - By SiliconBeat

    Here's what's on the TGIF menu. Move over, Alexa: Google Home can now support multiple users. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai met with tech companies this week to [...]
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  • Google Earth might be the best game of 2017

    Google Earth might be the best game of 2017

    4 days ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    The new version of Google Earth is always open in my browser. It works directly in a tab now, rather than being a program that I have to run separately, and it is the one tab I will never close. If I'm at a loose end I switch across to it, click the button that takes me to a random landmark or place, and zoom around for a while. Or I use Mapcrunch to find a random Streetview point and explore from there. It's a useful tool but it's also a great toy.
    It's a wonderful, brilliant thing in general really, and I'm trying to invent actual games that I can play with it. There's an old Mapcrunch...
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  • One Google Home device can now support up to six separate users

    One Google Home device can now support up to six separate users

    4 days ago - By Marketing Land

    The new feature, which rolls out today, enables multiple users to access personalized content.
    Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.
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  • Your Mercedes now takes orders from Alexa and Google Home

    Your Mercedes now takes orders from Alexa and Google Home

    4 days ago - By SlashGear

    If the smart home is so darn smart, why shouldn't the garage be too? Mercedes-Benz is expanding its cars' support for the popular virtual assistants, with select models now taking instructions from both Amazon's Alexa and Google Home. Although we're still some way from being able to ask an Echo to have your S-Class dispatched to your front door, the...
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  • What is Google Now?

    4 days ago - By CBR

    Google Now is a digital personal assistant, and commonly known as Google's answer to Apple's Siri, or Microsoft's Cortana.
    However, Google Now has so much more to offer than what consumers have come to expect from a personal assistant.
    Of course, Google Now can perform all of the usual services and tasks that digital assistants are capable of, such as set reminders, understand voice commands, tell us the weather, monitor activity, and so forth. The key difference with Google Now however, is its smart learning capabilities.
    Google Now is one of a few programmes in the world that gets better...
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